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[audio]Abba Kovner Evening: "The Ordeal of an Individual and a Generation" Part 2 (January 15th, 1971) - Kovner, Abba, 1918-1987
Abba Kovner Evening: "The Ordeal of an Individual and a Generation" Part 2 (January 15th, 1971) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Abba Kovner; Jewish Partisans; Vilna; Vilnius; Hebrew Poetry
Downloads: 5,971
[audio]Now in Yiddish -- "Der Hobit (The Hobbit)" - Yiddish Book Center
Barry Goldstein's Yiddish translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit has just been released. Aaron Lansky visits with Goldstein to learn how and why he took on the translation. You can purchase the book here: http://cart.booksite.com/4382/shop/der-hobit-the-hobbit/ Episode 51 December 18, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Hobbit; Hobit; Yiddish Hobbit; Barry Goldstein; Yiddish translation; The Hobbit in Yiddish; Der Hobit; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!; Yiddish Book Center podcast
Downloads: 1,618
[audio]Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary - Yiddish Book Center
The story behind the newly released Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary Professor Solon Beinfeld and Dr. Harry Bochner, editors of the new Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, visit with Aaron Lansky and share the story behind their soon-to-be-released dictionary. Episode 46 November 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Solon Beinfeld; Harry Bochner; Yiddish Dictionary; Yiddish-English Dictionary; Aaron Lansky; new Yiddish dictionary
Downloads: 1,203
[audio]Goodbye and Good Luck by Grace Paley. - Yiddish Book Center
Goodbye and Good Luck by Grace Paley. Taken from Jewish Short Stories from Eastern Europe and Beyond, a 10 CD set available from our store at GreatJewishBooks.com.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Grace Paley; Short Stories
Downloads: 914
[audio]Allan Sherman: The Backstory - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Mark Cohen, author of the recently released Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman. We learn about Sherman - whose songs are legendary to a generation - and the representation of Jews in popular culture in the early 1960s. Cohen helps us understand who Sherman was and where he fits into the landscape of twentieth century Jewish comedians. Sherman influenced many great contemporary comics including Larry David, Jason Alexander, and Jerry Seinfeld...
Keywords: Allan Sherman; Mark Cohen; Jewish comedians; Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman; Aaron Lansky
Downloads: 909
[audio]A Trove of Yiddish Recordings - Yiddish Book Center
Jordan Kutzik, senior fellow at the Yiddish Book Center, is overseeing the restoration and remastering of some 1,000 hours of archival recordings of Yiddish writers. In an interview with Aaron Lansky, Kutzik shares stories about the amazing content he's finding on these historic tapes and the surprises he's encountering in the process. Episode 49 December 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Jordan Kutzik; Aaron Lansky; Montreal; Jewish Public Library; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish recordings
Downloads: 668
[audio]A photographer remembers Yiddish New York in the 1960s - Yiddish Book Center
Photographer Arnold Chekow visits with Aaron Lansky to share stories about the Yiddish cultural icons he photographed in New York in the 1960s. Episode 47 November 20, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish; photography; New York; Arnold Chekow; Aaron Lansky; exhibition
Downloads: 590
[audio]Yiddish and Ladino: Understanding Jewish Languages - Yiddish Book Center
Sephardic Studies professor and author Sarah Abrevaya Stein talks about editing the translation of a Ladino memoir into English and how her internship at the Yiddish Book Center shaped her understanding of Jewish languages. Episode 41 September 4, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Emma Morgenstern; Ladino; Salonika; Sarah Stein; Sephardic culture; Steiner Summer Yiddish Program; Translation; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 590
[audio]Yiddish in Israel? - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky speaks with Mendy Cahan, the head of Yung Yidish and a moving force behind the surprising resurgence of Yiddish in Israel. Episode 55 February 26, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in! Aaron Lansky; Mendy Cahan; Yung Yidish; Yiddish; Israel
Downloads: 543
[audio]From Baltimore to Vilnius: Yiddish Stories from around the World - Yiddish Book Center
This summer Christa Whitney took the Wexler Oral History Project out of the Yiddish Book Center's studio and into the field. Whitney tells us about the interviews she conducted in cities from Baltimore to Vilnius, and why she loves the opportunity to ask the important questions. Episode 42 September 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Baltimore; Christa Whitney; Emma Morgenstern; Fira Bromson; Jewish Public Library; Liba Augenfeld; Montreal; New York; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilnius Yiddish Institute; Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 538
[audio]A New Take on Gefilte Fish - Yiddish Book Center
Jeffrey Yoskowitz, one of the founders of The Gefilteria, speaks with us about their new take on gefilte fish, beet kvass cocktails, Passover, and Jewish food. Episode 58 March 19, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Gefilteria; Jeffrery Yoskowitz; kvass; Jewish food; Passover
Downloads: 529
[audio]Jewish Cuba: a first-hand account - Yiddish Book Center
In a conversation with author, scholar, and cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar, Sebastian Schulman learns about Behar's Jewish Cuban roots, her family, and her immigration to New York. We also learn about an upcoming trip to Cuba that she will lead, as well as her recently published book Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys. Episode 60 April 23, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ruth Behar; Cuban Jews; Jewish culture; Yiddish and Cuba; Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys; Sebastian Schulman; Tune in!
Downloads: 523
[audio]Jewish Genealogy: A First-hand Account - Yiddish Book Center
In a recent visit with Heidi Urich, co-chair of the IAJGS conference, we learned how Urich has spent the past twenty years working to build her family tree. Urich also shared a preview of what's in store at the upcoming conference on Jewish Genealogy that will take place in Boston August 4-9, 2013. Episode 68 July 23, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Jewish genealogy; IAJGS Conference; Heidi Urich
Downloads: 513
[audio]On translating The Zelmenyaners - a classic Yiddish work - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with scholar Sasha Senderovich to learn about The Zelmenyaners, one of the great comic novels of the twentieth century, now in a new English translation by Hillel Halkin. The translation, published by the New Yiddish Library, is a collaboration between Yale University Press and the Yiddish Book Center. Episode 64 June 11, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: The Zelmenyaners; Hillel Halkin; Yiddish translation; Yiddish Book Center; Yale University Press
Downloads: 471
[audio]Tori Avey on making the perfect latke - Yiddish Book Center
Tori Avey visits with us to talk about Jewish food and to share tips on making the perfect latke. A convert to Judaism, Tori is a "culinary anthropologist" and author of the award-winning "The Shiksa in the Kitchen," a food blog about Jewish cuisine. Episode 50 December 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tori Avey; Latke; Yiddish Book Center; Jewish food; The Shiksa in the Kitchen
Downloads: 464
[audio]Old Jews Telling Jokes Onstage - Yiddish Book Center
Dan Okrent, co-creator of Old Jews Telling Jokes Onstage, talks somewhat seriously about the comedic off-Broadway productionâor as he refers to it, his first project âspecifically designed to make people happy.â
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Tune-in; comedy, Daniel Okrent, Lisa Newman, Off-Broadway, Old Jews Telling Jokes, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 463
[audio]Delving into the life and work of Itzik Manger - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Professor Efrat Gal- Ed to discuss the work of researching and writing a biography on Yiddish writer Itzik Manger. Episode 57 March 12, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Itzik Manger; Professor Efrat Gal-Ed; Yiddish writers; Manger biography; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
Downloads: 439
[audio]The story of a zamler (a volunteer book collector) - Yiddish Book Center
Robert 'Itzik' Goldenberg has been a zamler (a volunteer book collector) for the Yiddish Book Center for the past 20 years. In a conversation with Aaron Lansky, Goldenberg recounts the adventures and encounters with Yiddish he's experienced as a zamler. Episode 54 January 29, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; zamler; collecting Yiddish books; Aaron Lansky; Tune in!
Downloads: 427
[audio]Ilan Stavans in Conversation - Yiddish Book Center
Author, culture commentator, and scholar Ilan Stavans speaks with Josh Lambert about a program originally planned for November 2012. Yiddish con Salsa, a weekend program at the Yiddish Book Center has been scheduled for April 19-21, 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yiddish-con-salsa. Episode 43 September 25, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Education; Latin American Jews; Ilan Stavans; Josh Lambert; Tune in
Downloads: 425
[audio]Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity - Yiddish Book Center
Sebastian Schulman visits with scholar and author Dr. Jess Olson to learn about Olson's newly published book "Nathan Birnbaum and Jewish Modernity." Episode 66 June 18, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Dr. Jess Olson; Nathan Birnbaum; Jewish Modernity; Sebastian Schulman
Downloads: 423
[audio]Di kliatshe - Mendele Moykher Sforim; Read by William Weinstein
The Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Rohr family of Miami and is lovingly dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Perla Gelbard Rohr. Produced by the National Yiddish Book Center in cooperation with the Jewish Public Library, Montreal. Digital mastering by Soundstream Media Services, Northampton, MA.
Keywords: Yiddish; Audio; Audio Book; Yiddish Book Center; Mendele Moykher Sforim; Abramovitsh; The Nag
Downloads: 422
[audio]Symposium for English Language Jewish Writers (June 7th, 1964) Part 1 with Adele Wiseman, Ruth Roskies-Wisse, Melech Ravitch and Leonard Cohen - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Symposium for English Language Jewish Writers (June 7th, 1964) Part 1 with Adele Wiseman, Ruth Roskies-Wisse, Melech Ravitch and Leonard Cohen This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Jewish Literature; English Literature; American Literature; Canadian Literature; Adele Wiseman; Ruth Roskies-Wisse; Melech Ravitch; Leonard Cohen
Downloads: 420
[audio]Behind the scenes of the The Deli Man - Yiddish Book Center
Award-winning director Erik Anjou talks to us about his latest documentary project The Deli Man. Anjou has been traveling across the country in pursuit of the story of deli, including the deli man Ziggy Gruber. We caught up with him on the trail to learn about the film, the deli culture, and the people behind the counter. Episode 48 November 27, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Erik Anjou; the Deli man; Ziggy Gruber; film; Yiddish
Downloads: 418
[audio]A growing archive of Yiddish oral histories - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Christa Whitney, the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project director, to talk about her recent fieldwork in Poland and her new project to interview the children of Yiddish writers. Episode 65 June 11, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish writers; Yiddish Poland
Downloads: 408
[audio]Frishe nayes (Fresh News) from the Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center
During an engaging, reflective, and lively conversation with Aaron Lansky, we learn what's new at the Yiddish Book Center - educational programs, translation projects, and more. Episode 53 January 15, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish Book Center; educational program; translation project; Tent; Great Jewish Books; Steiner Summer Program
Downloads: 386
[audio]Recommended Reading - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with Emma Morgenstern, director of the Jewish Book Council Network, to learn about a few recently published recommended reads. Episode 52 January 8, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Jewish Book Council; Tune in!; Yiddish Book Center podcast; Jewish books; Jewish authors; Sarah Benor; Janice Steinerberg; Becoming Frum; The Tin Horse
Downloads: 383
[audio]"On Account of a Hat" by Sholem Aleichem - Yiddish Book Center
A short story by Sholem Aleichem, translated into English.
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Translation; Sholem Aleichem; Yiddish
Downloads: 373
[audio]The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with film critic Kenneth Turan to talk about the documentary film "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg." The film will be screened at the Yiddish Book Center on Sunday, July 7th at 2PM. Episode 67 June 2, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Hank Greenberg; Kenneth Turan; Jews and baseball; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 372
[audio]Realizing Yiddish Translation in the 21st Century - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Sebastian Schulman, director of the Yiddish Book Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program, to learn about the launch of the Center's Yiddish Translation Fellowship, development of the Center's Yiddish translation website, new translations, e-publishing of Yiddish translation, and so much more. Episode 61 April 30, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish translation; Yiddish Translation Fellowship Program; Yiddish translation website; Aaron Lansky; Sebastian Schulman
Downloads: 370
[audio]A conversation with Yiddish Book Center Fellows - Yiddish Book Center
A month into their Fellowship, Jessica Parker and Allison Posner sit down to answer our questions about their work and their interest and passion for Yiddish language and culture. Episode 45 October 30, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Steiner Summer Yiddish Program; Fellowship
Downloads: 356
[audio]Illustrating letters to a Yiddish Advice Column - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with artist Liana Finck to learn about her illustration exhibit "A Bintel Brief." On display at the Yiddish Book Center, "A Bintel Brief" is a graphic novel based on letters to the Forverts newspaper's advice column. Episode 62 May 7, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Liana Finck; Bintel Brief; Yiddish advice column; Tune in!
Downloads: 352
[audio]Yidstock 2013: Top names in klezmer to perform July 18-21 - Yiddish Book Center
We visit with author, music critic, and Yidstock program director Seth Rogovoy to learn about Yidstock 2013 - from the opening concert with the Klezmer Conservatory Band to the Yidstock All-stars closing concert, as well as the workshop and talks that will take place at Yidstock 2013 (July 18-21 at the Yiddish Book Center). For more information and to purchase tickets yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock Episode 63 May 21, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Tune in!; Yidstock; Yidstock 2013; klezmer; Seth Rogovoy; Klezmer Conservatory Band; klezmer bands
Downloads: 351
[audio]Flying Klezmer - Yiddish Book Center
The Lemon Bucket Orkestra went viral this spring with a video of an impromptu klezmer performance on a delayed flight from Toronto to Frankfurt. Emma Morgenstern catches up with Mark Marczyk, the band's fiddler, about their captive audience and other wacky venues the band has graced with song. Watch the Lemon Bucket Orkestra's airplane performance. Episode 32 July 3, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, MA
Keywords: Emma Morgenstern; Klezmer; Lemon Bucket Orkestra; Mark Marczyk; Music; Toronto; Yiddish Book Center Audio; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center
Downloads: 348
[audio]A Virtual Shtetl Explores Yiddish and Jewish Culture - Yiddish Book Center
Shtetl Montreal founder Tamara Kramer discusses her online magazine and radio show and tells us how both push the envelope when it comes to culture, identity, and Jewish life. Visit Shetl Montreal or listen to "Shtetl on the Shortwave" here. Episode 40 August 28, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Shtetl Montreal; Shtetl on the Shortwave; Tamara Kramer; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 344
[audio]Sholem Aleichem: "Tevye der milkhiker (Tevye the Dairyman)." Read by Shmuel Atzmon - Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916
Sholem Aleichem: "Tevye der milkhiker (Tevye the Dairyman)." Read by Shmuel Atzmon This recording is part of the Sami Rohr Library of Yiddish Audio Books, a series of audio books and short stories featuring the greatest works of Yiddish literature read aloud in the original Yiddish. Recorded by native Yiddish speakers at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in the 1980s and 1990s as part of the library's collection of "redndike bikher" (Yiddish Talking Books) and digitized and distributed by th...
Keywords: Sholem Aleichem; Shmuel Atzmon
Downloads: 317
[audio]What'€™s Tent? - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky visits with Tent's program director, Josh Lambert, to discuss the Yiddish Book Center's new program. Tent will offer immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for Jewish twentysomethings. http://www.tentsite.org/ Episode 44 October 23, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Josh Lambert; Tent; Yiddish Book Center; Twentysomething Jews; Comedy; Theater; Writing; Work
Downloads: 314
[audio]Recommended Reading - Yiddish Book Center
Ben Katchor's Hand-Drying in America and Mark Russ Federman's Russ & Daughters, a cookbook memoir, are the new releases recommended by Emma Morgenstern, Director of the Jewish Book Council Network. Episode 56 March 5, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ben Katchor; Russ & Daughters; Tune in!; Jewish Book Council
Downloads: 311
[audio]All Things Yiddish - Yiddish Book Center
In a visit with Aaron Lansky we learn about new Yiddish-related technology, and get a recap of Yiddish Book Center events, from the Great Jewish Books summer program to Yidstock, an alumni reunion, and much more. Episode 38 August 14, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; All Things Yiddish; alumni reunion; Great Jewish Books; OCR; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 300
[audio]Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter: "Language Culture and Culture Language" (March 18, 1972) Part 1 - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Dr. Mordkhe Schaechter: "Language Culture and Culture Language" (March 18, 1972) Part 1This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Jewish Public Library of Montreal; Mordkhe Schaechter
Downloads: 297
[audio]Students Reflect on Yiddish and Jewish Identity - Yiddish Book Center
Steiner Summer Yiddish Program students Dory Fox and Jamie Nadel reflect on how the program provided them with a new understanding of Jewish culture. Episode 36 August 1, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish Steiner Summer Yiddish Program; Steiner Summer Program; Yiddish; Language Education; College Students; Yiddish Classes; Amherst MA; Amherst; Emma Morgenstern; Dory Fox; Jamie Nadel; Aaron Lansky
Downloads: 283
[audio]Chana Mlotek: The Sherlock Holmes of Yiddish Songs - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 026 - June 7, 2012 Aaron Lansky visits with Chana Mlotek. The ninety-year-old Mlotek works three days a week as the music archivist at YIVO, where she began working as Max Weinreich's assistant in 1944. She shares stories, reflects on Yiddish music and musicians, and ends the visit with a verse of her favorite song. The National Folksbiene Theater's gala, honoring Chana Mlotek, Neil Sedaka, and Jay Wisnicki, will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 7:30PM, at Town Hall (123 W...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Chana Mlotek, Folksbiene, Max Weinreich, Music, New York, Unter dayne vayse shtern, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Book Center Radio, YIVO, Zalmen Mlotek
Downloads: 282
[audio]Global Jewish Comedy with Noah Gardenswartz - Yiddish Book Center
Noah Gardenswartz is a stand-up comedian performing three shows of “global Jewish comedy” on the East Coast next week. Listen in as he talks about the common humor Jewish communities share and how he’s trying to break out of the Jewish comedy format. Episode 34 July 13, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Jewish; Comedy; Yiddish Book Center; Aaron Lansky; Emma Morgenstern; Noah Gardenswartz; Jdc; From Moscow With Love; Boston; New York; Washington Dc; Russia; Jewish Comedy; Jewish Culture; Stand-Up; Noahgcomedy
Downloads: 281
[audio]Poetry, Criticism, and the Jewish Literary Landscape - Yiddish Book Center
Poet and literary critic Adam Kirsch reflects on his early introduction to Jewish literature, and shares reading and writing advice he'll offer to students at the Center’s Great Jewish Books program. To find out more about the Great Jewish Books summer program for high school students at the Yiddish Book Center, visit yiddishbookcenter.org/great-jewish-books. Episode 39 August 21, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Adam Kirsch; Books and Literature; Emma Morgenstern; Great Jewish Books; Literary Criticism; Modern American Literature; Modern Jewish Literature; Poetry; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 276
[audio]The Fugs' Yiddish Inspiration - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 027 - June 12, 2012 The Fugs, a 1960s garage band, made frequent use of bongos, curse words, and protest poetry. They also used Yiddish songs and other Jewish source material. Music critic Seth Rogovoy, in conversation with Emma Morgenstern, plays clips from The Fugsâ First Album and ponders what makes their music Jewish.
Keywords: 1960s, Aaron Lansky, Beat poets, Bulbes, Ed Sanders, Emma Morgenstern, folk music, garage rock, Jewish music, Music, Pakn Treger, Seth Rogovoy, The Fugs, Tuli Kupferberg, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish folk song
Downloads: 264
[audio]Summer Reading - Yiddish Book Center
Philip Roth's short story "Defender of the Faith" - a work that poses some interesting questions about Jewish identity - is on the reading list for the Yiddish Book Center's Great Jewish Books summer program. Aaron Lansky and Josh Lambert engage in a lively discussion about how Roth's work relates to the themes that students will explore this summer. Do you know a rising senior or junior in high school who loves literature? Great Jewish Books is a free summer program at the Yiddish Book Center w...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Defender of the Faith; Great Jewish Books; high school; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature; Philip Roth; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 258
[audio]The South African Jewish Experience - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 014 - March 20, 2012 South African native Claudia Braude visits with Aaron Lansky to discuss the rich - and largely untold - history of South African Jewish culture in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Claudia Braude, Jews in South Africa, South Africa, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Language, Yiddish literature
Downloads: 251
[audio]Staging Modern Adaptations of Yiddish Plays - Yiddish Book Center
Ellen Perecman, founder of the New Worlds Theatre Project, discusses the process of choosing, translating, and producing Yiddish plays for an English-speaking audience. Perecman and her company will be in residence at the Yiddish Book Center this week as they begin working on Dovid Pinski’s Professor Brenner. Episode 37 August 7, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish; Aaron Lansky; New Worlds Theatre Project; Ellen Perecman; Yiddish Theater; Theater; Translation; Dovid Pinski; Professor Brenner; New York; Adaptation; Amherst MA; Amherst; Jewish; Jewish Culture; Yiddish Culture; Emma Morgenstern; Hebrew
Downloads: 241
[audio]1968 משה שאפיר לייענט יידישע מעשיות פאר קינדער ביבליאטעק גרופע. דעם 21טן דעצעמבער - שאפיר, מ.מ
1968 משה שאפיר לייענט יידישע מעשיות פאר קינדער ביבליאטעק גרופע. דעם 21טן דעצעמבער די דאָזיקע רעקאָרדירונג איז פֿון דער קאָלעקציע פֿון דער ייִדישער פֿאָלקס-ביבליאָטעק פֿון מאָנטרעאַל. דער ייִדישער ביכער-צענטער האָט דיגיטאַליזירט און באַנײַט די רעקאָרדירונג װי אַ טײל פֿונעם ק...
Keywords: יידישע פאלקס-ביבליאטעק פון מאנטרעאל; מ.מ. שאפיר
Downloads: 235
[audio]Chaim Grade's Elegy for the Soviet Yiddish Writers - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 020 - April 24, 2012 Fellow Josh Price reads an excerpt from Chaim Grade's poem "Ikh veyn af aykh mit ale oysyes fun dem alef-beys" ("I weep for you with all the letters of the alphabet") and discusses the context of this elegy for the Soviet Yiddish writers executed under Stalin's regime.
Keywords: Chaim Grade, Elegy for the Soviet Yiddish Writers, Emma Morgenstern, Josh Price, Poetry, Soviet Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Language
Downloads: 230
[audio]Imagining a Universal Yiddish Library - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky discusses breakthroughs in the digitization of Yiddish books, including a newly-installed scanning station at the Yiddish Book Center. New technologies and potential collaborations with other institutions bode well for the future of Yiddish books and scholarship. Visit our Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library for free access to more than 11,000 Yiddish titles. Episode 1 December 27, 2011 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; technology; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 224
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